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Old    Renee V (litlone873)      Join Date: Jan 2005       08-16-2006, 11:57 AM Reply   
Well, it's been about 20 years or more since my mom waterskiied. It took some convincing but I finally got her strapped to a wakeboard. She got up on her second try and stayed up for her third. We took her out again last weekend and she improves every time. Only once has she actually fallen (first face plant) and that was charging the wake to make it back to the middle.

She is so excited about it that she can't wait to do it again.

57 years old and still going strong. Way to go MOM!!!

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Old    ntron            08-16-2006, 12:05 PM Reply   
Thats awesome, and tell her great job.
Old    D. Cooper (dcooper)      Join Date: Mar 2005       08-16-2006, 12:18 PM Reply   
My mom will be 56 this weekend and we got her up on the wakeboard for the first time a couple of weeks ago. She was very excited.
Old    Jon (jon4pres)      Join Date: May 2004       08-16-2006, 12:28 PM Reply   
I love that look on her face int the last picture.
Old    DRA-Doug (load)      Join Date: Jul 2003       08-16-2006, 12:29 PM Reply   
Very cool, she's hooked!
Old    kylie-logan (kylielogan)      Join Date: Apr 2006       08-16-2006, 12:32 PM Reply   
that's so great! looks like she's having a blast! i think the only thing my mom ever tried was riding a little Honda MC ... right down the hill in the backyard, thru the flower garden, and into the fence!
Old    Renee V (litlone873)      Join Date: Jan 2005       08-16-2006, 2:49 PM Reply   
Now she wants to get herself some "boogie pants" or as normal people call them BOARD SHORTS.
Old    Ken (ghostrider_2)      Join Date: Aug 2004       08-16-2006, 3:38 PM Reply   
Thats so AWESOME!!
way to go Renee!!
Old    jasonL (aebrand.com) (_jason_)      Join Date: Jun 2005       08-16-2006, 3:40 PM Reply   
Awesome Renee!

I finally got my mom up and riding for longer periods of time.. Shes offically hooked now too!
Old    Bruce Mac (brucemac)      Join Date: Dec 2005       08-16-2006, 6:13 PM Reply   
boogie pants, ha ha! that's awesome renee. i bet you're all stoked.

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